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Costume design
  • Costume design
    Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925
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Costume design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1912 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925 (costume designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and pencil sketch on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Gabrielle Enthoven Collection

  • Museum number:

    S.831-2011

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Costume design by Attilio Comelli, probably for an operetta or pantomime, undated but probably 1912.

Physical description

Costume design depicting a woman wearing a dirndl1 consisting of a bodice, blouse, full skirt and apron in green, pink, red, brown, white and black. She wears a light green and grey, large brimmed hat with feathers.

1 a traditional dress worn by women in Bavaria, Liechtenstein, Austria, and South Tyrol

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1912 (made)

Artist/maker

Comelli, Attilio, born 1858 - died 1925 (costume designers)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and pencil sketch on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'4. Costumes - Ladies / various colrs'
Written in pencil under design

'La Petite Bohemienne'
The Little Gypsy
Written in pencil on back of design.

Dimensions

Height: 36.2 cm, Width: 24.2 cm

Descriptive line

Costume design by Attilio Comelli, probably for an operetta or pantomime, undated but probably 1912

Materials

Watercolour; Pencil; Paper

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Painting (image-making)

Categories

Entertainment & Leisure; Designs

Collection

Theatre and Performance Collection

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